NFL Network and NFL Films combined for three 2007 Sports Emmy Awards, it was announced Monday night in New York.
America’s Game: The Super Bowl Champions earned top honors for Outstanding Edited Sports Series / Anthology against tough competition including two other NFL Films-produced programs, Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Kansas City Chiefs (which aired on HBO) and Greatest High School Football Rivalries (Versus). The series’ newest episode, America’s Game: 2007 New York Giants, will debut on NFL Network in September. A new group of shows in the series -- America’s Game: The Missing Rings –- also debuts on NFL Network in September. Missing Rings chronicles some of the greatest teams which did not win the Super Bowl.
NFL Films Presents: Finding Your Butkus won for Outstanding Long Feature.
In the Outstanding Music Composition/Direction/Lyrics category, NFL Films won for Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Kansas City Chiefs (HBO). America’s Game: The Super Bowl Champions was also nominated in the category. NFL Network presents an encore of Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Kansas City Chiefs on Fridays at 8 p.m. ET beginning May 9.
NFL Films has earned 95 Sports Emmys while NFL Network has won five in its four-year history.
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